Feb 27

Trojans open NCHSAA with win over Ashley

The top-seeded Trojans start fast and never let up, downing Wilmington Ashley 97-57. Garner (23-1) looks like the well-rested team, playing for the first time since the regular season finale Feb. 13th. Six Trojans score in double figures lead by Julius Barnes 18 (with 8 assists). Javonte Sims scores 15 off the bench, Nick Kuhns 11, Alex Reed 11, JaShaun Smith 10 pace a balanced attack. The 20th time this season, Garner has at least four double-figure scorers. After the Eagles take 7-5 lead, the Trojans reel off 8-0 and then 15-4 runs to take control and finish the half up 47-25. Coach Gray uses their depth to use 13 players and roll into the 2nd round, Monday night 7PM match up with #17 seed Fayetteville South View.

ASH 13 12 17 15 57
GAR 26 21 31 19 97

Scoring Julius Barnes 18, Javonte Sims 15, Nick Kuhns 11, Alex Reed 11, JaShaun Smith 10, Andrew Abrom 5, Parrish Tinsley 2, Kenyon Burt 2.

Trojan Sports Network archive broadcast; . COMPLETE 4A BRACKET

 The Trojans send a huge thank you to Aversboro Restaurant for feeding the team on short notice before the game!

2015 NCHSAA 4A Bracket